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Zac Zorn

Full name: Zachary "Zac" Zorn
Gender: Male
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: March 10, 1947 in Dayton, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: Phillips 66, Long Beach (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Zac Zorn won his only major individual title when he took the 1968 NCAA 100 m freestyle for UCLA after winning silver in that event at the 1967 Pan American Games. He went to the 1968 Olympics as the world record holder in that event, but poor pace judgment ruined his chances for a medal and he finished eighth, and last, in the final. Zorn set one individual world record in 100 metres freestyle at the US Olympic Trials in 1968 and was a member of three world record breaking 4×100 metre freestyle relay teams - at the 1967 Summer Universiade in Tokyo with Ken Walsh and the non-Olympians Don Havens and Greg Charlton, at the 1968 US Olympic Trials in Long Beach with Steve Rerych, Ken Walsh, and Don Schollander, and at the 1968 Olympics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle United States USA 8
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Final 8 53.9
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 53.4
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Round One Heat Four 1 QU 54.3

Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming United States USA Final 1 WR 3:31.7 53.4 53.4